The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / North East
Rank 88 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.55% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £410 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% +14.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.30% +10.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
857 839 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.70% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 532 346
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £533 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 5 £410 -5.74%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Red Hat
3 21 (72.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (58.62%) Unix
5 14 (48.28%) Oracle
5 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
6 13 (44.83%) Clustering
7 11 (37.93%) WebLogic
7 11 (37.93%) ITIL
7 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) DevOps
8 10 (34.48%) High Availability
8 10 (34.48%) JBoss
8 10 (34.48%) Apache
9 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
9 9 (31.03%) AIX
9 9 (31.03%) J2EE
9 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
9 9 (31.03%) Puppet
10 8 (27.59%) F5
10 8 (27.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Application Server
10 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
10 8 (27.59%) Firewall
10 8 (27.59%) Veritas
10 8 (27.59%) iPlanet
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco
10 8 (27.59%) Sun
11 7 (24.14%) IBM
11 7 (24.14%) HP

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (37.93%) WebLogic
2 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 10 (34.48%) JBoss
3 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (27.59%) iPlanet
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.90%) Confluence
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.45%) IIS
7 1 (3.45%) Jetty
7 1 (3.45%) Mongrel
7 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) Software Packaging
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (58.62%) Unix
4 9 (31.03%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) High Availability
3 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) C-shell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Korn
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) RHCE
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.45%) Samba
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Red Hat
2 14 (48.28%) Oracle
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
3 8 (27.59%) F5
3 8 (27.59%) Sun
3 8 (27.59%) Veritas
4 7 (24.14%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (6.90%) Axway
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) Informatica
7 2 (6.90%) Siebel
8 1 (3.45%) Google
8 1 (3.45%) TIBCO